An­other suc­cess­ful Spring Hare

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Or­ga­niz­ers say there were a record num­ber of par­tic­i­pants and vis­i­tors at the sixth Spring Hare arts fes­ti­val in White­way on May 3-4. Events were staged at the White­way Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. The event be­gan as the White­way March Hare in 2008, but the name changed to Spring Hare af­ter a win­ter event was snowed out, forc­ing or­ga­niz­ers to hold it in the spring. The event fea­tured live mu­si­cal per­for­mances, sto­ry­telling, po­etry book read­ings, and vis­ual arts ex­hibits of paint­ings, pho­tog­ra­phy, hooked rugs, sculp­ture and mixed me­dia. Here are some im­ages from this year’s event.

GOT THEM HOP­PING: Well known mu­si­cian Glenn Sim­mons and ac­tor Amy House en­ter­tained a full-ca­pac­ity

Pho­tos by Dennis Flynn/spe­cial to The Com­pass

GROW­ING BY LEAPS AND BOUNDS: Mem­bers of the White­way Spring Hare com­mit­tee are, from left, Wayne Ge­orge, Al­bert Legge, Clif­ford Ge­orge, Shirley Ge­orge, Lisa Day-Brown (chair­per­son) and Jane Prior.

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